Earlier this week Reuters produced a short video overview of the last sixty years in China. The two and one half minutes video takes a quick look at the impact of significant events including the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution.
The video is embedded below.
Applications for Education
When using videos in my classroom I generally prefer to use short clips rather than longer documentary films (although I have used those too). Short clips like this one don’t strain my students’ attention spans while at the same time providing a visual and audio introduction to or review of a lesson.
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